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Saving Energy May Cost Us Money

Saving Energy May Cost Us Money

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There has been an explosion of energy savings devices in recent years, from c.f.l. and l.e.d. lightbulbs, to energy star appliances, to smart thermostats. Now all that savings may cost us.

Recent national reports show electricity usage starting to flatten out.

South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson says local utilities are seeing the same type of trend…

 

Nelson says it is becoming more difficult to control rate increases as utilities see their costs rise…

 

Nelson says in some cases, consumers are becoming more energy efficient, only to see their bills go up…

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